How to Equip the African American Family: Issues and Guidelines for Building Strong Families

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Urban Ministries Inc, 1991 - Family & Relationships - 239 pages
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Can the African American family thrive in the 21st century? According to the authors, It is through flexibility, resiliency, clarification of values and commitment to God that the black family can continue to survive, in spite of pressures bearing down upon it. The book contains guidelines for strengthening single parent, dual parent, and extended African American families. Each chapter contains case studies and Bible applications.
 

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Contents

Todays African American Family
23
Two Parent Families and Couples
39
Single Parent Families
57
Husbands and Wives Growing
71
Parenting African American Children
91
Transmitting Values
119
Communicating and Solving Problems
135
Developmental Changes Family Life
149
Handling Crisis and Stress
165
Sexuality and Substance Abuse
181
Educating For Survival
197
African American Family Ministry
213
RESOURCES
231
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Dr. Birchett is an expert in the area of Christian Education and has authored numerous books including Family Ties, God's Power to Help Hurting People and Falling in Loving with God.

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